Discover : a tool to help you identify your hardware

Such as lspci, lshw, discover is a hardware identification system based on the libdiscover2 library.
The available version for Debian lenny is the following one : 2.1.2-3

To install it :

root@localhost:~# apt-get install discover

It will install the following extra packages : discover-data libdiscover2

To use it, run the command /sbin/discover as root or with an user having sufficient privileges.
To get a summary of the devices found on the different buses :

root@localhost:~# discover -b

To make a search by device type :

root@localhost:~# discover -t network
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8110SC/8169SC Gigabit Ethernet

More information : man discover



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